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Donald Williams (basketball)

Donald Williams
Personal information
Born (1973-02-24) February 24, 1973
Garner, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Career information
High school Garner Magnet
(Garner, North Carolina)
College North Carolina (1992–1995)
Pro career 1995–2003
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
Career history
1995–1996 UBC St.Pölten (Austria)
1996–1997 Hertener Löwen (Germany)
1997–1998 Sporting Athens (Greece)
1998 Hapoel Zefat (Israel)
1998 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
1998–1999 Formula Shell (Philippines)
1999 Brandt Hagen (Germany)
1999–2000 AEL Limassol (Cyprus)
2000–2001 Besançon BCD (France)
2001 Richmond Rhythm (IBL)
2001–2002 Harlem Globetrotters
2002–2003 Limoges CSP (France)
Career highlights and awards

Donald Williams (born February 24, 1973) is a former American professional basketball player.


  • Amateur career 1
  • Professional career 2
  • Coaching career 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Amateur career

Born in Garner, North Carolina, Williams played for Garner High School before going on to play at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The 6' 3" point guard/shooting guard from the University of North Carolina was the recipient of the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player Award when North Carolina won the 1993 NCAA National Championship. In the final game against the University of Michigan, Williams scored 25 points, hitting five of his seven 3-point attempts.[1]

Professional career

After college, Williams played professionally in Cyprus, Germany, Austria, Poland, France, Sweden, Finland, Greece and the Philippines, where he won a championship in 1998 as a player for Formula Shell, coached by Perry Ronquillo, and the Dominican Republic.[1] Williams never made it to the National Basketball Association.

Coaching career

Williams is currently the men's head basketball coach at Northwood High School in Pittsboro, NC.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Farnum, Amy. "Where are they now? UNC star, 1993 MOP Williams giving back to game as coach.", December 3, 2012. Retrieved April, 4, 2015.

External links

  • French League profile
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